Mekstension

2009

Animation software created with Processing.

MEKSTENSION - (c) Gabriel Dunne 2009

Abstract

Visual Software to be used stop animation animation tool. Software allows an animator to extends geometric objects into space and modify their parameters. Animation optomised for a display resolution of 2560 x 1600

Created at Mekanism for a lofi/hifi stop-motion opener for CAT 2011 conference.

Design Document

init shapes
  square
  triangle
  circle

variables
  depth
  line thickness
  solid / wire
  edge color
  dotted lines
  points (no lines)

interface
  translate
  direction
  rotation
  scale
  depth
  direction ( degrees )
  length ( float )
  strokeWeight ( float )            
  fillColor ( uint )
  strokeColor ( uint )            

global
  color (front, back)
  stroke color
  transparency
  stroke transparency
  segments
  camera view angle      

App (OSX)
Source Code

Press

Creativity Magazine
Behind The Work: Cat Opening Animation

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